PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile will be unavailable during vendor maintenance scheduled for the Student Information System (PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile) beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. This work is expected to last until 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 25.
Alerts and Announcements
Individuals running an unsupported version of Windows can upgrade to Windows 10 Education.
Pitt Information Technology has identified an email phishing scam targeting faculty and staff that purports to be from the University but originates from an outside source. It is likely that the intent of the scammers is to gain access to the recipient’s Pitt accounts, as well as obtain information for use in stealing the person’s identity.
Pitt Information Technology has identified an email phishing scam targeting the University that claims to contain a link to a recipient’s document in OneDrive. The link leads to a malicious website, which asks for the user’s name and password. This scam may appear to originate from a pitt.edu email address or from outside the University.
Microsoft released additional patches for Windows 10 version 1607, Server 2012 (non-R2), and Server 2016 that address the critical Print Spooler Vulnerability announced previously.
Microsoft has released out-of-band patches for most operating systems that address the critical Print Spooler Vulnerability announced previously.
An additional maintenance window will occur each Friday from 11 p.m. through Saturday at 7 a.m.
Pitt IT recommends immediately disabling Windows Print Spooler service on any server that does not function as a print server.
Microsoft has reclassified a critical vulnerability affecting the Print Spooler Service installed by default on Windows PCs and servers.
Most current versions of web browsers already support required security protocols. However, you may need to update older browsers.
Individual phone numbers may be unavailable for up to 15 minutes during the transition.
Teams webinars enable you to host interactive meetings for up to 1,000 attendees with automated registrations.
The issue affecting analytics.pitt.edu (Tableau) is resolved.
Western Digital advises anyone using affected hard drives to disconnect the devices from the Internet to protect their data.
The scam appears to originate from a legitimate pitt.edu email address and may falsely offer part-time work with UNICEF.
PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile will be unavailable during vendor maintenance scheduled for the Student Information System (PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile) between 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 26 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 27.
The email link takes users to a fake Microsoft webpage where they are encouraged to a click a link to listen to their recordings.
Microsoft Corporation has announced security updates for June that affect Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, and more.
Please upgrade to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint on University-owned devices or an alternative antivirus solution on personal devices.
The Pitt Police will continue to receive calls at 412-624-2121 from any active phone and the ENS system will remain operational.